New robots patrolling for ‘anti-social behaviour’ causing unease in Singapore streets

The island of 5.5 million inhabitants has seen an arsenal of surveillance technology deployed on streets across the tightly-controlled city-state.

So far, they are dividing public opinion.

“I think it’s good from a security perspective, to ensure safety in the society, so if anything happens, you still got the footage to trackback,” Fu Suan Kian, an engineer, told AFP.

“It reminds me of Robocop,” said Frannie Teo, a 34-year-old research assistant, who was walking through the shopping centre.

“It brings to mind a dystopian world of robots… I’m just a bit hesitant about that kind of concept,” she added.

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